Category Archives: Local Headlines

APD Officer Arrested For Carnal Knowledge of Juvenile

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An Alexandria police officer is arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenile. 38-year-old Deric Dionell Reed of Alexandria resigned in Read More →

Pickering High Named in Top 5 High Schools in LA

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A national group ranks Pickering high in Vernon Parish as one of the top five high schools in Louisiana. The Read More →

School Bus Tips Over, Injuring 11 Children and Bus Driver

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A muddy highway causes a Rapides Parish school bus accident early this morning on Highway 121 today. Authorities say eleven Read More →

CLECO Stockholders Attempt to Stop Company Sale

Some CLECO stockholders today try to stop a sale of the company that is slated to be approved by shareholders Read More →

State Police Take Precautions Against Winter Weather

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We didn’t experience the weather like our neighbors to the north, but state police are still taking precautions. As a Read More →

LSBA Calls for Increased Funding for Public Education

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The Louisiana School Board Association has called for an increase in state funding for public education. The LSBA cited rising Read More →

Governor to Release Budget Cuts on Friday

After-two months of speculation, the Jindal administration will release budget cuts on Friday. Higher education could be the hardest hit. Read More →

Travelers Delayed at AEX Due to Cancelled Flights

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Yesterday, some travelers trying to leave town had trouble as a few airlines were grounded. American and United Airlines canceled Read More →

New Manufacturing Facility to Bring 1500 Jobs to Pineville

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Construction on a new 2.4 billion dollar aluminum-manufacturing complex was announced last week. The plant will bring nearly 15 hundred Read More →

Two Arrested in Firearm Discharge

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A couple is arrested Friday night after police responded to shots fired near the 3100 block of Wise. When officers Read More →